Almost all human population exhibit seasonal variation in births, owing mostly to seasonal variation in the frequency of conception. Although humans have the capacity to reproduce continuously, Monsoon has always been a season of copulation in ancient literature. Continue reading
A woman’s chances of becoming pregnant with IVF treatment are twice as high in the summer, researchers have found.
If you are someone who is suffering from infertility, & decided that you are going to pursue IVF, NOW is the time to prepare for it…
Following is the list of things that you should be doing:
- Make positive, baby friendly changes in your life, like take a healthy diet, pursue yoga or meditation, keep your weight in check & avoid things that might hamper the pregnancy, STRESS is to be avoided at all costs.
- Schedule an appointment with a fertility specialist if you haven’t already, the more comfortable you are with the fertility team when you embark on your procedure the better.
- Plan your finances, how you are going to finance your treatment, you can also work with the clinic on better treatment plans & payment options. This will help you to plan your treatment better & stay stress free.
Do not take excess food intake:
You need only 300 calories more than your normal calorie intake. Remember gaining excess weight during pregnancy can put you at risk of conditions like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and could necessitate you to have a C-section during your delivery. Continue reading
Protein intake has been associated with changes in steroidogenesis in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, likely through reducing high insulin levels. This study presented in ASRM 2015, findings of which suggest that a diet high in protein, particularly animal protein, is significantly associated with reduced testosterone levels among healthy women. These results highlight the importance of diet on reproductive function and the potential role of protein intake in androgen synthesis
Approximately one in every seven pregnancies ends in miscarriage. Yet despite thorough evaluation, the etiology of recurrent miscarriage cannot be determined in at least 50% of cases. Approximately 0.6% of sperm from normal ejaculates possess aneuploid sets of chromosomes, although this incidence increases to 6% with disordered spermatogenesis, as reflected in severe oligospermia, and to 14% in nonobstructive azoospermia. Continue reading
If you have been trying to conceive, but haven’t been successful for more than a year, then it is probably time to head to a fertility clinic. These clinics have numerous fertility treatments for both men and women. It is a myth that infertility is the women’s fault. In fact, no one is to blame here, neither the man nor the woman. Continue reading